Please note: the links below are to external websites and the Craigie Partnership cannot take responsibility for third party site or any information contained within them.

 

 

Skills Development Scotland

A website offering advice for people who are struggling to find a job, or to choose a career path. The site also discusses, courses, redundancy, further training etc. Ideal for those who are dissatisfied with their current work situation looking for some information and/or guidance. http://myworldofwork.skillsdevelopmentscotland.co.uk/  

Free.

 

National Careers Service (Direct Gov)

Find Careers, Learning and Skills Advice.  A service which allows the user to create a free online account to store their c.v., qualifications, and receive regular careers updates based on their needs.  https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/Pages/Home.aspx. Call 0800 100 900 to speak to a careers advisor.

Free.

 

 Career’s Helpline for Young People (formerly Connexions Direct)

A site designed for 13-19 year olds providing advice about career’s and learning. There is also the option to contact a careers advisor by webchat, email, or texting as well as over the phone. https://www2.cxdirect.com/home.htm.  Helpline 0800 100 900. Text 07766 413219.

Free.

 

Prospects – Graduate Careers Service

A careers site aimed at university graduates looking to make career choices. The site covers c.v.’s covering letters, options with your subject, interview tips, graduate employers/job search, postgraduate study, and international graduate jobs. http://ww2.prospects.ac.uk/cms/ShowPage/Home_page/Your_university_careers_service/p!efele  

Free.

 

 Job Centre Plus

For information on applying for jobs, job searches, and applying for benefits. http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Employment/Jobseekers/ContactJobcentrePlus/DG_186347

Free.

 

DHP Scotland Ltd

Offers free training courses in self employment for eligible participants who are currently on benefits.  Courses run in the following areas: Ayrshire; Borders; Dumfries & Galloway; Dunbartonshire; Edinburgh & Lothian; Forth Valley and Glasgow.  Courses are designed to help you explore self-employment options. http://www.dhpscotland.co.uk

Free.

 

 

 

The Craigie Partnership’s team of Associates are all skilled practitioners who can work with clients looking for self help support.  We can advise on useful resources and teach skills to help improve self confidence and well being, using techniques including coaching and cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT).  Contact 0131 215 1066 to arrange an appointment or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

We would like to thank Sophie Ames, for her assistance in researching these resources.